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Remote. Tranquil. Pristine. Beautiful. The beaches of the British Virgin Islands come in all shapes and sizes, and each one is unique. They are not only beautiful, but are almost always uncrowded and very often deserted. Palm-fringed, white sandy beaches, combined with a translucent ocean that teems with marine life and coral reefs, attract boaters and landlubbers alike. Snorkel, sail, sunbathe, or shell at any one of these coves. Even avid surfers will be thrilled by the long north swells that roll lazily in during the winter months on Tortola's north shore.
The surfing can be good, but you have to pick the right time of year, as the swell is inconsistent.
Location: Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico
Geographic coordinates: 18° 24' N, 64° 42' W
Coastline km: 80 km km
Climate: subtropical; humid; temperatures moderated by trade winds
Terrain: coral islands relatively flat; volcanic islands steep, hilly
Elevation: lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m highest point: Mount Sage 521 m
Natural hazards: hurricanes and tropical storms (July to October)
Currency: US dollar (USD)
Population: 23,098 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: English (official)
Capital: Road Town
Divisions: none (overseas territory of the UK)
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|Surf Spots (11)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Anegada - Loblolly Bay||3 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Brewers Bay||3 / -||Right and left||Reef-rocky||All surfers|
|carot bay||- / -||Right||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Josiahs Bay||7 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Lava Flow||4 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||Experienced surfers|
|Sandy Spit||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Spanish town||1 / -||Right||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Tortola - Apple Bay||17 / -||Right||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Tortola - Cane Garden Bay, Tortola||18 / -||Right||Point-break||Experienced surfers|
|Tortola - Cooten Bay||2 / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Virgin Gorda Pass||1 / -||Left||Point-break||Experienced surfers|
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By bviwatertoys , 01-02-2014
Tortola Surf Classic 2014 - The BVI will be having its annual surfing competition Tortola Surf Classic this February 15th and 16th. If you're surfing in the BVI on those dates, better go to Josiah's Bay to catch some of our local talents in action. See you there!
By bviwatertoys , 25-05-2013
Surf Tortola and the BVIs - Tortola and the BVIs are great surf spots during the winter months. Visit us at [url=http://www.bviwatertoys.com]Island Surf and Sail[/url] if you want to rent a surfboard.
By syd Wood , 18-02-2012
- Great surf in USVI and BVI if you need a boat in your search for surf Hal at www.Halaciouscharters.com is a great connection. 2/15/12 we surfed a cloudbreak reef 1/2 mile offshore between two islands by ourselves. Solo sessions in the Carribean are what it is all about.
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